Kenneth Charles has joined U.S. Bank as a senior vice president of global talent. In this role, Charles will lead the creation of U.S. Bank's enterprise-wide talent strategy by overseeing all diversity and inclusion initiatives, enterprise engagement, and recruiting functions across the company. Charles joins the bank from General Mills, where he was responsible for … [Read more...]
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Myles Blakemore, a trombone player from Dallas, Texas, and Jason Tanksley, a tuba player from Eastpointe, Michigan, have won positions as the Minnesota Orchestra’s first-ever Rosemary and David Good Fellows. The newly-created fellowship is designed to encourage greater diversity in the orchestral field by supporting the career development of outstanding young musicians of … [Read more...]
MUSICOLOGY – Summer 2017 will showcase nine live music acts in Paisley Park’s historic Soundstage, alongside new tour exhibits highlighting Prince’s formative years in Minneapolis’s vibrant North Side music community Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced dates for a special four-day Battle of the Bands event, titled MUSICOLOGY – Summer 2017, to be … [Read more...]
The Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) announced June 23 that Mark Ryan, president of Carl Bolander & Sons Construction, was elected chair of the board of directors for a one-year term beginning July 2017. Ryan has served on the board since 2014 and demonstrated strong commitment to MUL’s mission and programs. Ryan’s unanimous election by the board reflects their confidence … [Read more...]
The Minneapolis City Council approved the purchase of Kmart land Friday, ensuring the future reopening of Nicollet Avenue at Lake Street. Plans to reopen Nicollet Avenue at Lake Street have been in the works for some time. According to the City, the idea would be to reconnect neighborhoods, reestablish the street grid and create new development on the 10 acres. Development … [Read more...]